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Eyelet-patterned raglan cardigan - finished!

The cardigan is finally done! For the edges, I finally ended up using a regular 1×1 ribbing. (Nothing like the ol’ ribbing for sweaters…) It went pretty slow because I was busy with other stuff, and then I had to wait for my sister to model it — she was busy with other stuff. 271 more words

Patterns

How to Work the Chained Cast On

The chained cast on is a great method for casting on when you need to match the traditional bind off or need a firm, tight edge. 90 more words

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Casting On: Backwards Loop Cast On

Today’s cast on is the easiest cast on of all time.  For real.  The backwards loop cast on only uses one strand of yarn (no fussing with… 243 more words

Techniques

Casting on-Tubular Cast On (with bonus Tubular Bind Off!)

A couple months ago, I told you about one of my favorite cast-ons, the Tubular Cast On.  It’s still one of my favorite techniques, so I figured that I would tell you about my favorite aspect of the tubular cast on:  the Tubular Bind Off. 350 more words

Knitting

Join Knitting in the Round

When joining knitting in the round, it’s imperative that the work is not twisted (unless it’s a desired effect). I thought I’d share a little tip on how to easily make sure that you can follow that… 134 more words

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KAL WEST

Last week I finally found a window of time to cast on a new project for myself! (Always an exciting prospect!) It had to be something easy to transport as I was going off to a Hen Do that weekend, yes you heard me right, knitting at a Hen Do, but hey! 223 more words

Long-Tail Cast On: The Educated Guess

I’m going to show you a little trick I use to make an educated guess about how much yarn I need for a long-tail cast on. 329 more words
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